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rays of reflection by ssilence rays of reflection by ssilence
Shot today in a little wood, near the town!
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When I saw this piece it had alot of impact on me instantly. It's been brillantly captured to the point where it's touched me dramatically.

The tree in the middle diverted my attention to the background where the trees on the right block out the light but on the left the light seeps through.

This piece is incredible and even though pictures similar to this one have been used before the layout and contrast of yours is more eye catching and appealing.

Not only is this very beautiful but it has meaning. It just shows how far you can go with artwork.

Keep up the good work
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Critique by pcraggdemark Aug 29, 2010, 12:18:02 PM
I just surfed through the newest deviations... and then I saw THIS.

It is a magnificent piece of artwork because the high amount of contrasts work like eye-catchers.
The tree separates the picture in two (nearly symmetrical) parts. Human beings tend to like symmetry: so do I and that is why I clicked on the thumbnail.

The rays of the sun behind the tree are somehow mysterious - the whole forest seems to be surreal. The cold colors create a distance, but at the same time this distance is impressive.
As the observer, you seek new details - and you find them.
The twigs on the tree make the scene interesting and thrilling. Eyes are crossing the picture, looking for the end of the forest: but you can only see trees. Starting with one tree in the foreground, and four trees in the middleground, trees are multiplying and endlessness can only be assumed directly BEHIND the tree. Where the light comes from, there seems to be a way through the forest.

The twigs and the dark forest - as a contrast to the light of the sun, make your artwork as that what it is.
The editing is very good, really.
I think this picture shows that you are a talented artist and you see details.

Regards from Germany,
Jonathan :)
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DarkGoth100 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow. It looks amazing. 
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vcunat Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
Nice, reminds me a similar photo of mine [link]
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CommanderJavik Featured By Owner May 22, 2013
Thank you so much for this image!
My favorite time of the year and nature at its purest!
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NightKitten123 Featured By Owner May 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice! Check this [link]
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SottoPK Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Like the Wrong Turn Forest :D
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Sonadowfire Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Student General Artist
awsomeness
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avalongirl9 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
What a beautiful picture....
It's a shame there's so many spam comments. ;^^ But then again I guess that's kind of expected seeing as how this is one of the most popular pictures on this website.
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NyanIsMyLegalName Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
Can you delete spam? Nice image, by the way.
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Jarad100 Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012
It's beautiful! I'm literally sobbing - technichally, it's a dry sob, but wow. The emotions your image cause in me...oh wow.
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Skavenloft Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Great shot, really nice captured:>
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JonisGraphics Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
Great !!! Watch my deviantart [link]
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JonisGraphics Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
Great !!! Watch my deviantart [link]
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canpassion Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
Beautiful
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Kucingtiger Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
There is a tree
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shiny-ninetales Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Wow really pretty. I wish there was something pretty like that in my area
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Lyra-The-Lost Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Gotta be honest here and say that I don't think this is really all that great :l
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yoshibowserjr Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Student General Artist
wow.. this is so pretty...
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WangJundu Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Professional Writer
Loves the awesome and exquisitely eye-catching beauty this work creates for the enjoyment of all of us deviant users with their own works to show to the world, which requires us to learn from each other as much as possible
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GremilatioN Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
so cool
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Vhee Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Ohh...lovely! :D
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siljeoberg Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2012
Great work! !
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catluver840 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
plz check out my art
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verogg110 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2012
wow! beautiful and relaxing =]
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Wawa12 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That moment of peace everytime I see the snow... And the the light falling down from behind the trees... Reminds me of the coming of spring and how I visualised 'happines' as a child. A drop of golden sun ray... Falling into my eyes... It brings back memories... ^^
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Pschoclown Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012
Love the light rays.
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zacktgarza Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is a nice tree!!!
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Buster531 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Great view so peaceful and calming looks like it's in Canada:)
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Lateralus138 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012
Great shot, but where in the world is it snowing at? lol it was 95f here today.
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SnorkellingMoose Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Student Digital Artist
this was taken 11 years ago, just thought you might want to know :)
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Lateralus138 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012
Yeah sorry I realized right after I wrote my comment that there were a lot of comments that date back a while, sorry lol Very nice pic though, we have some woods just like that right outside of my city.
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Running-Ricketts Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Reminds me of home.
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EGYmido Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Student General Artist
GREAT Photo !!
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valerik511 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Okay amazing colores the perfect composition have nothing else to say i can see the deep thoughts behind it the story :D great job
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calciumblue Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing!
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skippymyboy Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2012
Awesome! :D
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hhPlugsS Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
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sarahjaderoseblood Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hi can you check out my new book :D Its a vampire romance suspense mystery fantasy horror novel. Id really aprciate it :) [link]
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UsernamesAllGone Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i love the feeling this picture suggests. great job!
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